Jefferson County, Oregon Genealogy

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== Neighboring Counties  ==
 
== Neighboring Counties  ==
  
[[Crook County, Oregon|Crook]] | [[Deschutes County, Oregon|Deschutes]] | [[Linn County, Oregon|Linn]] | [[Marion County, Oregon|Marion]] | [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] | [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]]
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[[Crook County, Oregon|Crook]] | [[Deschutes County, Oregon|Deschutes]] | [[Linn County, Oregon|Linn]] | [[Marion County, Oregon|Marion]] | [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] | [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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==== Cemeteries (rural area)<br> ====
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[http://www.co.jefferson.or.us/BuildingsandGrounds/Cemetery/tabid/1388/language/en-US/Default.aspx Gray Butte Cemetery]
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[http://www.co.jefferson.or.us/BuildingsandGrounds/Cemetery/tabid/1388/language/en-US/Default.aspx Gray Butte Cemetery]  
  
 
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Revision as of 05:35, 13 October 2008

United States > Oregon > Jefferson County
File:Or-jefferson.png
showing location of Jefferson COunty

Contents

Courthouse

66 SE D Street, Suite D,
Madras, Oregon 97741

  • Culver was the county seat 1914 to 1916

History

  • Named for Mount Jefferson, located on west boundary. It was named in turn for Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States of America.

Parent County

Boundary Changes

Records Held at the Courthouse

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Jefferson County Court House as of August 2005.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities
  • Culver
  • Metolius
Communities
  • Ashwood
  • Camp Sherman
  • Horse Heaven
  • Warm Springs
Indian Reservation
  • Warm Springs (Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs)

Neighboring Counties

Crook | Deschutes | Linn | Marion | Wasco | Wheeler

Resources

Cemeteries (rural area)

Gray Butte Cemetery

Census

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

  • Trivia Tidbits: Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Websites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).